Travel Challenge: A tour of Argentina
Saturday 13 August 2011
Every week we invite three competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: two weeks in Argentina in November. Prices are per person based on two sharing.
£1,149: North Argentina Highlights
This 15-day group tour departs Buenos Aires on 12 November and includes room-only accommodation and transport; flights are extra. The tour visits Salta in the High Andes, traces the "Train of the Clouds" route by bus, includes winery tours in Cafayate and Mendoza, and free time in Tucumá* and Chilecito. "The tour of northern Argentina is the perfect way to experience the culture and wilderness of the country," says Michael Edwards of Gap Adventures (0844 272 2040; gapadventures.com).
£3,860: Best of Argentina
This 13-day group tour includes TAM flights from Heathrow (via Sao Paulo) on 11 November, domestic flights, transfers, sightseeing and accommodation with some meals. "Beginning in Buenos Aires, this journey takes you from the picture-postcard Lake District, to the glaciers of El Calafate, and on to the thundering Iguazu Falls," says Mandy Nickerson of Bales Worldwide. "In two weeks you will experience the best Argentina has to offer." (0845 057 0600; balesworldwide.com)
Western & Oriental
£3,795: Highlights of Argentina
This 14-day tailor-made tour includes TAM flights from Heathrow (via Rio) on 1 November, domestic flights, transfers, guided sightseeing and B&B accommodation. "Alongside the highlights of Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Iguazu Falls and the Perito Merino Glacier, this trip also offers chance to explore the Ibera Wetlands, home to all kinds of animals and birdlife," says Simon Forster of Western & Oriental Travel (0845 277 3366; wandotravel.com).
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